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Piktochart Has Changed My Life

Let it be known, I am obsessed with infographics. In a previous post, I showcased one of my infographic-style learning objects that I made using Microsoft Publisher and Paint. 101 more words

Validating Sources: The Google Syndrome, CRAAP Test, and Information Literacy

“Information Literacy forms the basis for lifelong learning.[1]”

Information Literacy was conceived in 1974 within a proposal submitted to the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science by Paul Zurkowski,[2] and has since developed into a mainstay of the modern education process. 1,773 more words


Portland Bound!

A few months ago, a former library school classmate (who’s now a librarian) asked if I’d be part of a panel proposal based on an article he and two of his librarian colleagues published, called “ 122 more words

Professional Development

Librarian Chosen for ACRL Mentoring Program

Karen Evans (Reference/Instruction librarian, Public Services Department) has been selected to participate in ALA’s Association of College & Research Libraries’ Instruction Section Mentoring Program.   As a mentor Karen will be matched up with a librarian who is new to instruction or to the ACRL’s Instruction Section so that the neophyte can improve his or her teaching skills and confidence in the classroom.  50 more words

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